Another tragedy occurred Saturday when a tractor trailer struck Armando Roca’s car from behind, killing his passenger and wife Dorothy Roca, on interstate 81 in Greene County, Tennessee. The collision occurred at approximately 2pm when the Roca’s car, driven by Mr. Roca, was rear ended by a tractor trailer driven by Samuel Alvarenga.

A new organization for lawyers who represent victims of truck, bus, and commercial motor vehicle accidents was recently founded. The organization is limited to those lawyers who represent individuals against these large companies and their huge insurance companies. See: 

AITLA is the counter to the long established Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA) whose members are

First, if you were involved in a collision with a tractor trailer, you are probably reading this some time after the collision, probably a long time after the collision. That’s OK. People understand that because of the significant forces involved with a crash involving tractor trailers, most people involved in the crash are either in the hospital

The American Trucking Association (ATA) has announced plans to lobby states to put large truck company profits over the well being of owner-operators (O-O) (See Transportation Topics, December 10, 2007 page 1). Specifically the ATA stated that they were lobbying states to ensure owner operators were exempted from workers compensation laws (stating O-O’s had to be

Truck Drivers are at risk every time they step into a truck because the cab of the truck they are driving can easily be crushed in a rollover. While manufacturers have long know of this problem, little has been done about it. The fix is cheap and inexpensive, yet the manufacturer’s refuse to admit responsibility